- Pope Francis to celebrate Washington Mass in Spanish Updated: Sep-03-15 9:49 am
WASHINGTON - The Archbishop of Washington has announced that Pope Francis will celebrate his upcoming Washington Mass in Spanish.
- Correction: LULAC-Board Dispute story Updated: Aug-31-15 1:52 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - In a story July 21 about a New Mexico Democrat's elected position with LULAC, The Associated Press reported that the LULAC's bylaws prohibit elected officials from serving on the national board if they receive "wage compensation or enumeration." LULAC National Executive Director Brent A. Wilkes said there was a typo in the bylaws and it should have said "wage compensation or remuneration."
- Latin music academy protests Trump's immigration proposals Updated: Aug-28-15 10:04 pm
WASHINGTON - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is drawing protests from another Latino organization - this time, one based in the music industry.
- Twitter sets modest goals to diversity its workforce Updated: Aug-28-15 5:58 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter is setting modest goals to diversify its workforce while it fights a proposed class-action lawsuit that says the online messaging service discriminates against its female employees.
- School dedicated for 'forgotten' Mexican-American scholar Updated: Aug-28-15 5:19 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Decades after leaving New Mexico in disgrace, a noted Mexican-American scholar and key figure in school desegregation got a school dedicated in his honor in his hometown of Albuquerque.
- Kobach: Trump correct on immigration proposals Updated: Aug-27-15 5:26 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said he agrees with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's proposals to build a wall along the southern border and end "birthright citizenship" for children born to parents who are in the U.S. illegally.
- Argentine mom hopes pope will help get son off death row Updated: Aug-27-15 2:12 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - When Lidia Guerrero met with Pope Francis in Rome last year, the Argentine native told her he knew all about Guerrero's son, who has been on death row in Texas for 19 years.
- Trump dumps insults on questioners, insists on control Updated: Aug-27-15 6:19 am
WASHINGTON - For Donald Trump, the joy of the insult seems as compelling as the art of the deal.
- Experts: Trump, Ramos confrontation shouldn't be a surprise Updated: Aug-26-15 10:50 pm
NEW YORK - Donald Trump's onscreen confrontation with Univision's Jorge Ramos on Tuesday over the Republican presidential candidate's immigration plan should only be a surprise to those who don't know Ramos.
- Roundup of Arkansas editorials Updated: Aug-25-15 9:04 am
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers:
- School principal resigns over Hispanic complaints Updated: Aug-22-15 12:31 pm
DENVER - An elementary school principal criticized by parents after Hispanic students were left to eat lunch on the floor of the school's office after misbehaving is resigning.
- Utah public school teachers less diverse than student body Updated: Aug-22-15 11:17 am
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah's public school teachers are less diverse than the students they teach, according to a review of state data. While 1 in 4 students is part of a racial or ethnic minority group, fewer than one in 10 teachers fit that description.
- AP Poll: No lag on tech use by black, Hispanic millennials Updated: Aug-21-15 2:00 pm
WASHINGTON - A new poll finds African-American and Hispanic millennials are just as technologically connected and likely to get news through social media as regularly as their white counterparts, further narrowing the risk of people of color being left behind technologically.
- Suit alleges Richmond's code enforcement targets Latinos Updated: Aug-19-15 7:55 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Richmond is being sued by mobile home park residents who allege that the city's code enforcement efforts target Latinos.
- Apple more than doubles hiring of women and minorities Updated: Aug-13-15 8:07 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple says it more than doubled the numbers of women, blacks and Hispanics hired in the last year, although that barely moved the needle in terms of improving the diversity of its total workforce.
- Heck plans to extend 'aggressive' Hispanic outreach effort Updated: Aug-12-15 4:32 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Republican Rep. Joe Heck says his team has a great relationship with the Latino community in his district and plans to replicate their "aggressive" outreach efforts on a statewide scale for his Senate campaign.
- 'Sesame Street' actress to visit University of Delaware Updated: Aug-11-15 7:42 am
NEWARK, Delaware - "Sesame Street" actress Sonia Manzano, who played the role of Maria on the PBS show, will be speaking at the University of Delaware.
- EXCHANGE: Hispanics add to record number speaking English Updated: Aug-09-15 12:55 pm
CRYSTAL LAKE, Illinois - Leticia Castanon concentrated on the difference between the words "must" and "should" scribbled on a white board in a McHenry County College classroom.
- Accessing care especially difficult for Latinos on Medi-Cal Updated: Aug-08-15 1:55 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Miriam Uribe enrolled in California's low-income health insurance program last November, and she still hasn't found a primary care doctor 10 months later who could see her.
- Omaha police boost effort to recruit minorities to the force Updated: Aug-08-15 11:36 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - As confident and comfortable as she appears in uniform, it's tough to imagine Omaha Police Sgt. Sherie Thomas ever questioning whether she would become a cop. But 17 years ago, when approached while in college, she did.
- US judge: Sheriff didn't violate Hispanics' civil rights Updated: Aug-07-15 6:34 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina - The U.S. Justice Department failed to prove a North Carolina county sheriff ordered deputies to target Hispanic residents in violation of their civil rights, a federal judge ruled Friday.
- Yakima guaranteed at least 1 Latino council member Updated: Aug-05-15 4:56 pm
YAKIMA, Washington - For the first time, a Latino candidate is guaranteed election to the Yakima City Council.